*Neuberg Diagnostics gets ICMR approval to carry out COVID-19 tests in Noida, Salem, Vizag, and Kozhikode*
• With these approvals, Neuberg has become one of the largest organized pathology chain in India to conduct COVID testing at 14 labs
• Neuberg also Sets up RTPCR counters at Ahmedabad, Lucknow, and Mangalore airports
Monday, January 18, 2021: Neuberg Diagnostics, India’s fourth largest diagnostics lab chain, has received approval from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for conducting Covid-19 tests in Noida , UP (Delhi NCR), Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh; Salem, Tamil Nadu and Kozhikode, Kerala. All these labs have the capacity to process close to 7000 RT PCR (Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction) test samples every day. Besides these cities, as per ICMR guidelines, Neuberg has been conducting tests in its 10 labs in cities consisting - Chennai, Trichy, Kochi, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Pune, Ahmedabad, Surat, Indore & Udaipur.
In tandem with airport authorities, Neuberg has also setup RT PCR test counters at Ahmedabad and soon going to set up counters in Lucknow and Mangalore airports. The test will be available for all international arrivals as well as to domestic travelers arriving and departing from the airport. The hard copy of the test result will be given within 6-8 hours to all the passengers undergoing COVID-19 test.
Ms. Aishwarya Vasudevan, Group Chief Operating Officer, Neuberg Diagnostics said, “As part of its corporate social responsibility, in this hour of a national public health emergency, we have been conducting free-of-cost as well as subsidized tests for deserving patients in all cities.”
“In past, we had also conducted free tests of migrant workers and of Bengaluru Rural District Police Force,” Aishwarya added.
Apart from this Neuberg also has presence in South Africa with 3 approved Covid molecular Testing Labs in Durban, Johannesburg, and Cape Town.
About Neuberg Diagnostics:
Best-in-class laboratories across India, USA, UAE & South Africa have united under the banner of Neuberg Diagnostics, to bring the latest technology and techniques within the reach of developing countries. Utilizing their combined strengths, the Neuberg Alliance brings capabilities to perform over 6000 varieties of Pathological investigations and promotes Prevention & Early Diagnosis, Focused Wellness Programs and Structured Disease Management programs for rare diseases using the most advanced technologies assisted by Data science and AI tools.
Today, Neuberg Diagnostics is among the top diagnostics companies of Indian origin and the fastest growing healthcare start-up in India. The founding members of the Neuberg consortium - Anand Diagnostic Laboratory (Bangalore), SupratechMicropath (Ahmedabad), Ehrlich Laboratory (Chennai), Global Labs (South Africa), and Minerva Diagnostics (Dubai) bring their combined heritage of over 200 years, and process over 20 million tests annually. With 10 approved labs for Covid testing, the group has processed more than 1.5 million RT PCR Tests in India and South Africa. Some of the best Pathologists, Biochemists, Geneticists, Microbiologists and several other Clinical Lab Professionals from around the world are working closely, sharing knowledge and using the latest generation of diagnostics techniques to take accurate and timely diagnosis to the next level.
Apart from the coming together of leading players, green field laboratories have been established in Cochin, Trivandrum and Hyderabad. Currently the group has 80 labs and over 100 touch points across 4 countries. Our Indian Expansion plans include setting up a network of 500 collection centers across the country within the next 12 months. Our Overseas expansion plans include establishing a presence in East Africa, West Africa, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, USA and Germany.
Neuberg also provides Hospital Laboratory Management Services, Preventive Health Checks, Corporate Wellness, Home Health Services and Drive through Phlebotomy Services.